South Carolina Lancaster County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Lancaster County, South Carolina. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in South Carolina Lancaster County.

1. Branch Library KERSHAW BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 3855 Fork Hill Road, Kershaw, SC 29067
Phone Number: (803) 475-2609 Lancaster N/A N/A

2. Central Library LANCASTER COUNTY LIBRARY
Street Address: 313 S. White Street, Lancaster, SC 29720
Phone Number: (803) 285-1502 Lancaster N/A N/A

3. Bookmobile LANCASTER COUNTY LIBRARY BOOKMOBILE
313 S. White Street, Lancaster, SC 29720
Phone Number: (803) 285-1502 Lancaster N/A N/A

4. Library System LANCASTER COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
313 S. White ST., Lancaster, SC 29720
Phone Number: (803) 285-1502 Lancaster 228,208 182,000

Overview of Lancaster County, South Carolina

Lancaster County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. As of 2000, the population is 61,351. Its county seat is Lancaster.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,438 km² (555 mi²). 1,422 km² (549 mi²) of it is land and 16 km² (6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.13% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 61,351 people, 23,178 households, and 16,850 families residing in the county. The population density is 43/km² (112/mi²). There are 24,962 housing units at an average density of 18/km² (46/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 71.03% White, 26.86% Black or African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.89% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. 1.59% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 23,178 households out of which 33.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.60% are married couples living together, 15.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.30% are non-families. 23.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.56 and the average family size is 3.01.

In the county, the population is spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 8.60% from 18 to 24, 30.30% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 12.10% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 98.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $34,688, and the median income for a family is $40,955. Males have a median income of $30,176 versus $22,238 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,276. 12.80% of the population and 9.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 16.50% of those under the age of 18 and 15.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Lancaster County, South Carolina has the following cities and towns:

  • Buford
  • Elgin
  • Heath Springs
  • Indian Land
  • Irwin
  • Kershaw
  • Lancaster Mill
  • Lancaster
  • Springdale